Too Hard?

I love being remind of who God is. He is a powerful, loving and sovereign God. Nothing is impossible for Him and nothing happens without His notice. I was reading Genesis the other day where the Lord asked Abraham a question that I think we need to ask ourselves every now and again. In Chapter 18 verse 14 the Lord says:

"Is anything too hard for the Lord? I will return to you at the appointed time next year and Sarah will have a son."

I like that… “Is anything too hard for the Lord” - implying that no, nothing is too difficult for our God. Sarah was 90 years old when she gave birth to Isaac. 90! This, of course, would’ve been impossible to accomplish by human effort. Even today, with all of our technological advancements, I would still argue that this is impossible. But God did it. He did it because this is how he wanted things to play out. He could’ve allowed her to get pregnant when she was younger, but that wasn’t his plan. He chose the road that was impossible for nature to accomplish. And because of that, we are able to learn a huge lesson here. We learned that nothing, hear me now - absolutely NOTHING is too hard for our Lord.


Is anything too hard for the Lord? The answer is clearly, “no”. But sometimes we need to be reminded of that fact, because we’re surrounded by the natural world 24/7 where this truth is easy to forget. God chose to have Sarah become pregnant in her old age, a miracle that was played out for Abraham to experience and for us to read about. I hope it encourages you if, and when, you find yourself in an impossible situation. God is still in the business of performing miracles. He does it for His glory, he does it for our benefit, and he proves time and time again that there is nothing too hard for the Lord. This is the same God who raised people from the dead, made the sun stand still, and ordered 10 incredible plagues to take place in Egypt. He is the God we pray to. He is the God of the impossible.